Suspicious Minds / You'll Think Of Me 

Modified: June 29, 2015

         Release: RCA Victor 47-9764 Suspicious Minds / You'll Think Of Me (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 8/26/1969

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. On the Suspicious Minds side, the Soon available Elvis on RCA Cassettes and copywrite info is in red. There is a thumb notch at the top of the sleeve.

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. On the Suspicious Minds side, the Soon available Elvis on RCA Cassettes and copyright info is in blue. There is no thumb notch at the top of the sleeve. This sleeve is slightly larger and textured not slick.

Discovered July 2014, this sleeve offers many unique characteristics. Slight larger in size, textured non slick paper, blue font for the Soon available- Elvis on RCA Cassettes with copyright info Printed in U.S.A. and no notch at the top of the sleeve for easy access to the record. While this cover is interesting, it is not a one-of-a-kind. Recent eBay searches have found a couple of other copies, each with a German single. This is just speculation, however, the cover may have been used with German pressings of this title and may have been found with U.S. vinyl as well, as other copies have been found with U.S pressings.

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Disc: Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE.1
Matrix numbers: XPKM-1227-?S / XPKM-1146-?S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: Orange label. Copyright RCA Corporation on bottom. On the You'll Think of Me side, Big Top Records Inc., BMI on three lines without a comma after Inc. Almost identical to the Hollywood pressing label, except on the YOU'LL THINK OF ME side, the catalog number has an odd space between the 97 and 64 in 47-9764. Confirmed against multiple copies.
Matrix numbers: XPKM-1227-2S A5G / XPKM-1146 C1D (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)

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Disc: Orange label. Copyright Radio Corporation of America on bottom. On the You'll Think of Me side, Big Top Records Inc., BMI on two lines with a comma after Inc.
Matrix numbers: XPKM 1227 3S A3 / XPKM 1146 3S C3 (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: XPKM 1227 3S A3 / XPKM 1146 4S B6 (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: XPKM-1227-4S / XPKM-1146-4S (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: XPKM-1227-4S A2 / XPKM-1146-3S C2 (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: Orange label. Copyright RCA Corporation on bottom. On the You'll Think of Me side, Big Top Records Inc., BMI on three lines without a comma after Inc.
Matrix numbers: XPKM-1227-5S / XPKM-1146-5S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

Promotional Material

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This is a store banner used to promote Elvis' new single as featured in Elvis' Record Breaking Engagement at the International Hotel, Las Vegas.3

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Suspicious Minds / You'll Think Of Me on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  3. Image from a collection of Internet images dating back to 1998.